David Hedison Dead at 92

Former Another World star David Hedison died Thursday in Los Angeles, a family spokeswoman announced. He was 92.

Born Al David Hedison on May 20, 1927, in Providence, Rhode Island, Hedison discovered the theater while attending Brown University and studied in New York under Sanford Meisner at The Neighborhood Playhouse and with Lee Strasberg at The Actors Studio.

He worked alongside Uta Hagen and Michael Redgrave in-off Broadway productions by Clifford Odets and Christopher Fry, among others, and made his big-screen debut in the World War II naval drama The Enemy Below (1957), starring Robert Mitchum.

After starring in the original The Fly and Son of Robin Hood in 1958, he signed a contract at Twentieth Century Fox, changing his stage name to David Hedison.

From 1964-68, Hedison's character Captain Lee Crane worked aboard the Seaview under the command of Adm. Harriman Nelson (Richard Basehart) on 110 episodes of ABC's Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea.

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